Scores hurt in teargas prank in school

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4 October 2007, Kirchzarten, Germany (dpa) - A teargas prank in a school in Germany's Black Forest region on Thursday caused injury to more than 70 pupils, police reported.

4 October 2007

Kirchzarten, Germany (dpa) - A teargas prank in a school in Germany's Black Forest region on Thursday caused injury to more than 70 pupils, police reported.

Emergency services took 32 pupils to hospital and treated a further 40 at the scene in the small town of Kirchzarten.

Police arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with the attack but did not say what the motive might have been.

The teargas was released in a passageway between two adjacent schools in the town of some 10,000 inhabitants in south-western Germany.

DPA

Subject: German news

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